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there aren't anymore earthquakes in japan. >> we just want to it end. >> and you can see the debris about to slam into the boat just barely missing it. but so... there is a tsunami warning has been down graded. i can see the water is starting to get active now. the governor has been declaring a state of emergency in four counties and there are methods of debris. >> delnorte county another place where a state of emergency has been called. coast guard says a man was taking photos of the tsunami near the mouth of the river when he was struck by a powerful wave. and at 4:00 in the morning alarms sounded and some people took shelter in a center set up by the red cross. >> i love my house, and my spot. i love crescent city. i'm afraid of what happens when i come home. >> the tide began rising after 7:30 this morning and crested at more than eight feet. california patrol estimates 35 boats were damaged or sunk by the surge. >> and there is surge that's caused extensive damage in oregon. several jelss sunk in the harbor. a half dozen others were swept out to sea. four people were pulled into the
tonight that the west coast does not face a serious threat from japan. this one is in san francisco. and uc berkeley scientists put up one on top of the engineering building. california's director of public health says reports are not true. >> there are winds shift sog some will be blowing west. almost all will get washed out by storms that are there and dissipate. >> dr. backer says there may be a slight increase in radiation over next few day buzz amount will be no greater than what we're exposed to on a daily basis. >> many people continue to have concerns about dangerous radiation reaching our shores. rain freedman has been following this story and not everyone believes what they hear from the government. >> that is true. it's more of mistrust. and there are a lot of people still buying radiation dedoctors on ebay, and are buying pills in stores. and there are people saying they wonder if they're being deal you'ded. >> what do you trust? >> it's a big question. >> a couple soaked up solar radiation. so called traces from japan, once that models have coming our way are another is
family's health because of the rising stress of a nuclear melt down in japan. >> and she's pregnant and baby shouldn't be around radiation. hopefully things will clear up they'll stay in the u.s. indefinitery. and those arriving has given us a glimpse. >> it took five and a half hours to get back into downtown tokyo. hundreds of people waiting for buses that rarely came. convenience store shelves were bare of food. it was near panic. >> getting a taxi sim possible. train and bus services far from running on a normal schedule. >> i worked -- walked three hours from downtown to my apartment. >> getting on a plane is relatively easy if you can get to the airport. >> we're on the road today, and it's a ghost town. the highway, we're worried, and left two days early to get to the airport. got there two days earlyly. no one could get to the airport. >> at sfo there were a group of people returning to japan following a trip to south america, for days they couldn't reach family members on the phone. >> we're in peru and i tried chris says he never expected yappan, especially tokyo to shut d
have been dangerously high. japan's electric company is working now to reconnect power at the plant today. and you're watching live pictures of this attempt to cool down the reactors. some people are worried about potential for radiation poisoning here. and scientists insist there is no real reason to worry. wayne freedman is here with today's developments. >> the situation has americans worrying about their own safety tonight. they hear about this radio activity and they're concerned about east west, and wind patterns. to minimize fears deploying 40 more radiation monitors around the rim. and they'll supplement permanent ones you can see labeled in san francisco. anyone can access data. you'll see it on the right side of the screen allowinging you to see what independent sigh dwrichbts are saying. there is no spike here. >> are we in danger? >> no. >> at all? >> i'd say no. >> that is asisment of a californian was a family not leaving here. he's more of an expert than the rest of us, kurt smith watches through the eyes of an environmental health scientist with a specialty in nuclea
fortunate. >> i can say when you look at the stuff about japan, we got a lot to feel thankful about. >> there is a possibility the storm could have remaining clean up, but for now, it's set to open on monday. >> and there is a deadly pile up closing both sides of interstate 80 tonight. >> there is 30 cars involved. >> and there is good news is that there one lane open, it's now closed again. and there is another pile up, not a pile up, but another round of traffic just waiting there. if you can take a look, is that highs didn't take. and and they said and as you can see that is far from cleaned up. then, it's a classic example of a chain reaction. there ais a overturned truck that lost control, closing both lanes. from there, the rest was just collision after collision. drivers untibl see through near-blizzard conditions and just slamming into each other. one man was killed, outside of his car when another car lost dronl then hit him. that is the only fatality. and there is a hydrogen tanker, they assume they're going to have this cleaned up for go, three hours and there is a bigges
in japan couldn't get worse, another fire broke out today at the fukushima del-ichi plant. this was in a nuclear fuel partent creating a burst. they are considering spraying water and acid into the reactors to present further radiation from leaking. scientists say the current levels of radiation pose no threat but we are seeing public concern, including a run on potassium iodine pills. we have more. >> a lot of vitamin supplement to stores in california are reporting empty shelves. places with potassium iodine usually sits but not lately. not since japan's radiation leak after the big earthquake. >> we had a run on the potassium iodine, and pretty much all of our products sold out within the first two hours monday morning. everything sold. >> no word as to when manufacturers can catch up on demand. potassium iodine fills your thyroid plan so if taken prior to minor radiation exposure your body flushes it out. the doctors point out it only protection part of your body, not all of it. >> they won't have a dome over them somehow. that's just not the case. >> the state departm
to see. >> how the earthquake in japan is putting the squeeze on >> closed captioning brought to you by mancini sleepworld. >>> trying to cover places during the storm our coverage would not be possible without your pictures and video. now through you report many of you have shared with us incredible moments. tonight abc 7 has more pictures and some of the people who took them. when this tree fell on molly's white honda civic there was only one word that came to mind. >> wow. absolutely. nice thing to wake up to in the morning. >> she needed to vent, sending pictures to you reports. >> first car, it's in my name. it hurts more. >> the insurance adjuster came to her home. the tree was plant aid year before she was born. it's 26 years old. it has no hearts carved just memory autos i had garner take care of it. we've babied it. i thought it would be here longer than we would. >> apparently ways wrong. it decided to take a leap into my daughter's car. >> you report is a way for you, the viewer to show us what's happening through pictures or video any time anywhere. a huge tree fell in th
on libya. what lawmakers think of the air assault. >>> a major step forward for workers in japan. [ male announcer ] it's aule of nature. you don't decide when vegetables reach the peak of perfection. the vegetables do. at green giant, we pick vegetables only when they're perfect. then freeze em fast so they're are as nutritious as fresh. [ green giant ] ho ho ho. ♪ green giant soft! hard! [ male announcer ] how do you decide between crunchy and soft tacos? why don't we have both? [ male announcer ] old el paso. hard and soft tacos. ♪ feed your fiesta. >>> and muammar gaddafi denounced the bombing and pledged forces will quote beat them. the coalition targeted gaddafi's forces for the fourth night as a compromise that started to emerge allowing the us to us hand over to nateo nato can only take over once all of the member nation as prove the plan. >> i said at the outset this was going to be a matter of days and not weeks and there is nothing based on how we've been able to execute over the last several days, that changes that assessment. >> both crew members of the u.s. a
, monday, but temperatures get milder heading into weekend. >> and coming up next nuclear crisis in japan. >> why the solutions may be making matters worse instead of better. >>> back to breaking news now. the rock slide in the santa cruz mountains cutoff 20 family who's can't get in or out of scott's valley. >> sky 7 is live over the slide right now and on the telephone with one of the residents trapped behind the slide. nancy tasker. are you there? >> i'm here. >> thanks for joining us. how close are you to this slide? first of all? >> about a quarter mile. >> you cannot get in or out now? >> no. no. the slide happened after okay this morning z i walked down there and realized i couldn't pass so saw no passing yet. >> how are you feeling about this now? are you well stocked. >> the @ home to be trapped there? >> i don't feel trapped. earth has to stop moving so it's got to be a safety issue first for equipment to come in to start clearing the way. and this is just part of living into mountains. >> i suppose an a bigger hassle for folk who's can't get home. have you talked to neighbors a
it will cut production because of a shortage of parts from japan. factories will remain open. despite a decline in confidence and falling home prices wall street had a pretty good day today. and home depot said it would buy $1 billion of its own stock. >> coming up, new art work at the airport. >>> we air aid report about a funeral for a man that raised eye brows. >> and. >> this report was about funeral and cremation services. he we'd like to clarify the story and put it into clear context. our report focused on concerns of herman upon the dechblg his brother. >> we went to school together and did everything together. very clo.s and he i didn't expect this. >> the family decided to keep arrangements simple with this more twairy taking care of things. here is the price list called for by regulations. there at the bottom is the package chosen. direct cremation, or burial package. no services, no ceremony or obituary without a viewing, $1220. >> the family came in and opted for the simplest direct cremation without preparation or viewing. or... really anything. just the simplest cremati
. >> lawmakers questioning exit strategy. >> and japan's nuclear crisis. has it become another chernoble? has it become another chernoble? >> mmm. ahh. yeah. bacon. come celebrate bonalia! only at denny's. america's diner is always open. >>> president obama said america had a responsibility to act against muammar gaddafi. the president's address this afternoon outlined u.s. involvement in the military attacks against libyan forces. and mark matthews is here now with reaction from bay area members of congress. >> yes this, evening the president laid out reasons for attacking the forces in libya and says nato will take over liedership wednesday, but questions about how the united states will get out remain. after a week of bombing of libyan ground forces and antiaircraft, the president laid out reasons for going in. >> when our interests and values are at stake there is a responsibility to achblgt -- act that. is what happened in libya. >> he said the bombing of the forces prevented a slaughter in benghazi. >> gaddafi declared he would show no mercy to his own people. comparing them to rats. an
in a big way. >> new fallout from the earthquake in japan. radiation levels exceed standards, why there is no cause for concern. >> i find a big increase in life span. an mazing moment. it said woah. >> and a compound may hold the key to a lengthy life span. that story. back in a moment. y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y z z z z z z z z z z z z z z z z z z z z z z z z z z z z z z z z z z z z z z z z z z z z z z z z z z z z z z z z
the same deal. >> disturbing radiation lead reedings from japan. the water is now too risky to drink. >> and this homeless veteran was singled out today by senator barbara boxer. stay with us. >>> it looked like a win-win for twitter and the city of san francisco is becoming more complicated tonight. the mayor and other officials are offering the company a big tax break but critics including other businesses are objecting. abc 7 reports. >> this san francisco grocery store owner does not consider herself an activist. she came to city hall to speak out against the proposed tax cut for twitter. small business association tells us members are split. >> in this city that run the engine of the city. >> there are two of the good life stores in san francisco. and the owners say they pay $30,000 a year in payroll taxes. >> if i pay my taxes i don't know why twitter can't pay its tax autos supervisors considering a measure to eliminate the payroll tax up to six years on any new jobs. and if this relok indicates to an empty building. the incentive would apply to businesses willing to move into
operations to the united states because of earthquake damage to the plants in japan. car makers could face serious part shortages by next month. and on wall street, dow industrials rose 84 points today thanks to good earnings and a drop in claims. the nasdaq gained 38, s and p 500 added 12. >> and family members wasted no time in paying their final respects to screen legend elizabeth taylor. about four dozen relatives attended a brief service today at forest lawn in los angeles. taylor kied -- died early yesterday of congestive heart failure. a public memorial service is being planned for later date. back in a moment. i love america, i love my pet baldldagle brock, my bison sara, i love my pick-up with the custom constitution paint job... i celebrate jury duty... i love america so much, i'm making an all american jack combo two jumbo patties, with melting cheese, lettuce, tomato and pickles, plus fries and a drink for only $4.99. i've celebrated every american tradition...except one... spring break cancun yo!!!!!!!! >>> faa is investigating air traffic controller staffing after two passeng
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